International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Impact of Leadership on Student Learning
Tagreed Issa Kawar

This study aims at shedding light on the impact of leadership on student learning. To start with, there has to be a definition of the concept “leadership” which may be considered a complex one. Leadership has two functions; the first is “giving directions” and the second is “having influence”. But this definition is too narrow for the concept “leadership” which entails a large responsibility for those who are in charge for conducting things. But when it comes to leadership in a teaching institute, things totally change whereby the responsibility is doubled. Therefore, leadership in teaching works towards both improving learning and teaching at the same time. High quality leaders may achieve this impact on the teaching/learning process through establishing clear directions for everyone to follow, providing teachers with training that will enhance their teaching techniques as well as finding suitable conditions in order to help both teaching and learning.

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